Customer Strategy & Planning Field Sales Analyst

2018-05-20
Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Chicago
Illinois
United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary
The analyst maintains data and reporting to support the Sales function. Gathers data through multiple sources to create reports in order to support Sales review, customer business reviews, trends, pricing, and item distribution, driving insights and actionable items. Assists with trade management, forecasting, and Sales promotion approvals.
Position Responsibilities
Contract Management
Create, track, submit, and adjust contracts as necessary
Input annual business plan in the Trade Management tool
Maintain trade events in Trade Management tool
Update New Distribution Funding tool
Finance & Analytics
Assists with investigations and documentation of post-audits
Utilizes syndicated data (i.e. IRI) and appropriate tools to identify trends in market share and distribution to drive the business
Monitor Customer Service Center accuracy with trade events
Research deductions
Report and analyze on planned versus volume variances by utilizing trade event analysis reporting
Administrative
Order samples, track and manage rack and shelving units
Maintain RW3 distribution list
Create and maintain customer contact list
Keep systems updated
Coordinate meetings with Customer Business Managers
Retail/Sales
Acquire ad circulars (AdView)
Enter Display Ready Unit commitments in the tracker and update shipper forecast
Create and update standardized reports using raw data
Assists with planning by providing current Sales trend information and analysis to support development of the team?s customer plan
Position Qualifications
Bachelor?s Degree in business, finance
1+ year of experience in a broker or Sales support role
Ability to troubleshoot problems
Ability to make recommendations for solutions based on information gathered and analyzed from the systems previously mentioned
Strong attention to detail and accuracy of data entry
Understanding of the total business process and procedures
Strong technical, report running and analytical abilities
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within a matrix organization. Will work with multiple Account Managers and Sales Directors to discuss and prioritize work initiatives
Willingness to relocate for future positions strongly preferred
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Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

 

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